Section 3
Chapter 2,847

Frost resistance of pedunculate oak (Quercus robur L.) acorn with 42% humidity

Chmielarz, P.

Sylwan 140(8): 33-41


ISSN/ISBN: 0039-7660
Accession: 002846965

With reference to cryopreservation, acorns were frozen under strictly controlled conditions to temperatures decreasing from -1 down to -17 degrees C, at intervals of 2 degrees C. Sprouting and growth capacity at 25 degrees C was measured after these treatments. No differences from control (non-frozen) acorns were found down to -7 degrees C.

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